Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

News Journal’s top 5 business stories of 2018

W.D. Bryant and Son celebrated 90 years in business in 2018. Instead of a celebratory ribbon cutting, a log was sawed to mark the anniversary at the Corbin location. 2018 was an interesting and varied year for business and industry in Corbin and Williamsburg. One of the area’s...

Forcht Bank food drive collects 48,461 items

Forcht Bank’s third year of the “Stick a Forcht in Hunger” food drive collected a record amount of non-perishable food items for local food banks. With the help of their customers and employees, Forcht Bank collected 48,461 non-perishable food items, an increase over the 2017...
Posted On 04 Jan 2019
, By

Combs honored at special KCC retirement event

On Jan. 1, the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC), which is located in Goldbug, will get its second deputy director in the 16-year history of the facility. Deputy Director Virginia Combs will retire on Dec. 31 after serving as the first and only deputy director in the facility’s...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Forcht Bank’s, ‘Stick a Forcht in Hunger’ food drive continues through Dec. 20

Forcht Bank locations throughout the area are part of a company-wide effort to, “Stick a Forcht in Hunger.” The third annual event seeks to collect non-perishable food items, which will be donated to local food banks. The food collected at each branch will be donated to a food...

University of the Cumberlands Nursing Program earns accreditation

The Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner program at University of the Cumberlands (UC) has officially received accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education....
Posted On 06 Dec 2018
, By

Forcht Group, Forcht Bank team up with KSP for Shop with a Trooper event

Twenty-two elementary school age children from across Knox County had the opportunity to Shop with a Kentucky State Police Trooper Tuesday. The annual event began Tuesday morning with a shopping spree at Walmart in Barbourville and concluded with lunch and gifts, including new...

Shep’s Place wants to be destination for families, sports fans

There is likely no one locally whose image is more tightly woven into his business than successful restaurateur Mark Shepherd — the “Bubby” of Bubby’s BBQ, a popular stop in south Corbin. After building Bubby’s up from scratch into a popular dining destination, Shepherd is now...

Sears Hometown store in Corbin to close in January

Corbin’s Sears Hometown store is currently liquidating its inventory and will close for good in early January. Kyle Perkins, owner of the store, and part owner of the Forest Hills Shopping Center where it resides, said the decision to close the store became a necessity after...